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Palworld “could be taken as a signal to someone else with deeper pockets that Pokémon isn’t unassailable,” Mark Darrah says
Palworld has been causing debate since its launch, with Pocketpair also accused of plagiarism and the use of AI. Mark Darrah, veteran game developer and former BioWare producer, has shared his thoughts on the matter and what the game’s success could mean for Nintendo.
Nintendo reports strong 9-month period: nearly $9.5 billion in revenue and 11.96 million Super Mario Bros. Wonder units sold
Nintendo has released its financial report for the third quarter ended December 31, 2023. The Japanese gaming giant also updated the sales figures for its first-party games such as The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Super Mario Bros. Wonder.
Super Mario Bros. Wonder hits 4.3 million copies sold in two weeks: how it compares to sales of other Mario games
Super Mario Bros. Wonder has been a huge success for Nintendo, breaking franchise records in terms of launch sales. Let’s compare its figures to previous titles in the long-running series.
Nintendo posts $1.8 billion in profit for H1, as Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom tops 19 million copies sold
Nintendo has released its report for the first half of FY24 ended September 30. The company saw growth in all the key business metrics, with Tears of the Kingdom driving sales of Nintendo Switch.
Microsoft once discussed buying Valve, Nintendo, and Warner Bros. as part of its long-term gaming expansion
A new document released as part of the FTC v. Microsoft case has shed light on more acquisition prospects discussed at the Redmond-based corporation. None of those deals ultimately materialized, but it is another interesting glimpse into Microsoft’s M&A strategy.
Survey suggests “there’s nothing ‘special’ about CoD when it comes to console choice”, with PS players more worried about FIFA
A survey, conducted by research data and analytics firm YouGov for Microsoft, has now been made public in full. The unredacted results shed more light on the positions of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo in the EU console market, as well as which games consumers value the most.
Less than 10% of 200 new Nintendo Switch releases in any given month reach top 300 most downloaded games
Nintendo Switch is one of the most closed and mysterious platforms when it comes to the amount of sales data available. However, discoverability expert Simon Carless has tried to analyze the state of the platform and chances of finding success in this oversaturated market.
Microsoft pledges to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo following its merger with Activision Blizzard
Microsoft is looking for new ways to persuade regulators to approve its $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The company has now entered into an agreement to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo.
How much video game voice actors get paid, explained amid Hellena Taylor’s Bayonetta revelations
Hellena Taylor, the original voice actress for Bayonetta, has revealed she was offered only $4,000 for her entire performance. She called for a boycott of the new game, drawing the attention of fans and developers. So let’s take a look at how much video game voice actors actually get paid.
Reggie Fils-Aimé: Lack of innovation in large corporations will lead to more devs starting smaller studios
Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé has commented on the latest M&A activity in the games industry. He thinks that the acquisition sprees we see from giants like Microsoft and Sony will lead to prominent devs leaving these corporations.
Nintendo acquires CG production company Dynamo Pictures, which worked on Death Stranding and Persona 5
Nintendo has acquired Dynamo Pictures, a company that produces CG and other visual content for games and anime. The team will become a wholly owned subsidiary focused on making content based on Nintendo IPs.